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    Civil Rights Agenda

    The Rainbow/Push Coalition hosted a panel discussion on the future of civil rights. Participants spoke about ways to improve the social and economic conditions of minorities. The Reverend…

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    NAACP News Conference

    Julian Bond, NAACP, Chairman and Kweisi Mfume,NAACP, Chairman and CEO, talked about a board of directors meeting and the agenda for the NAACP. They talked about issues of concern to them…

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    NAACP Convention Address

    President Clinton addressed the annual convention of the NAACP where he discussed education, the economy and racial relations. The president asked the group to help bring the nation’s races…

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    Future of the Civil Rights Movement

    Mr. Kweisi Mfume spoke at the 88th annual NAACP convention. He talked about the future of the the civil rights movement and the need for coalition among all minorities so as to prevent…

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    NAACP President Swearing-In

    Former congressman Kweisi Mfume (D-MD) took the oath to serve as president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). President Bill Clinton, Attorney General…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

    President Clinton along with other participants gathered at the Ebenezer Baptist Church where Dr. King and his father preached to honor him on what would have been his 67th birthday.

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    Affirmative Action Policy

    Representatives Kweisi Mfume, D-MD; Maxine Waters, D-CA; Donald Payne, D-NJ; Melvin Watt, D-NC, and Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton of Washington, DC briefed reporters and answered questions on…

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    Affirmative Action

    Kweisi Mfume briefed reporters and answered questions about affirmative action and the Clinton administration’s review of current policy.

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    U.S. Race Relations

    Representative Kweisi Mfume, D-Maryland, spoke at the National Press Club on race relations and the need for greater understanding across America among blacks and whites.

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    Rule for H.R. 1: Civil Rights Act, Day 2

    The committee heard testimony for the second day on H.R. 1, the Civil Rights Act of 1991. H.R. 1, introduced to the House and supported by the Democrats, would overturn several Supreme Court decisions…

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    Rule for H.R. 1: Civil Rights Act, Day 1

    The Rules committee heard testimony on H.Res. 1, the Civil Rights Act of 1991. H.Res. 1 was introduced by Democrats to counteract several 1989 Supreme Court decisions that increased the…

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